Columns

MAY IT PLEASE THE PALATE "This Breakfast is a Mouthful"

November 24, 2014

By Nick Roumel What's for breakfast? How about - "Grilled Peaches, Greek Yogurt, and Feta Jalapeño Cornbread, with Sweet Basil Vinegar Glaze." There is simply no shorter way to say it. There are, however longer ways to say it, especially the glaze. ...

Taking Stock- Amazon.com and Wal-Mart

November 24, 2014

Dear Mr. Berko: I bought 100 shares of Amazon.com Inc. in 2009 at $53 and still own it. My broker thinks I should buy another 100 shares and suggested that I use my fully paid-for shares as margin to purchase another 100 shares. I think that e-commerce is ...

Monday Profile- Michelle Radloff

November 24, 2014

By Jo Mathis Legal News Michelle Radloff grew up in Ypsilanti and Livonia and always wanted to be a lawyer. She has worked and volunteered since she was 14, started her first business when she was 18, and helped create LEAP--Lawyers for Equal ...

May it Please the Palate- Sushi overload

November 24, 2014

By Nick Roumel Yes, there is such a thing as too much sushi. At the end of a recent sushi tasting, my panelists cried, "No more!" Perfectly good raw fish, rice and seaweed went into the trash. Whether they stirred the nocturnal urgings of ...

Marie Matyjaszek--Watch the clock for your medical reimbursement

November 24, 2014

The worst part about getting your mail every day is the prospect that it contains bills--and if you or your children have health concerns, it can make walking to the mailbox more like walking the plank. Most divorce judgments and child support orders ...

May it Please the Palate- What happens in Vegas ...

November 24, 2014

LAS VEGAS--I am here for a (air quote) seminar (end air quote, make sarcastic face). These two arduous instructional days end at the ungodly hour of 4 p.m., the only thing in the City of Sin that is on a timer. The Wynn Hotel and Resort is a model of ...